How to move an SSL Certificate from Apache to Palo Alto Networks

Both Apache and Palo Alto Networks uses x509 pem/crt/cer certificate files for its configurations. You will follow these steps to copy, move and import your files from Apache to Palo Alto Networks system. Apache systems are very customizable. The directory location and naming of the individual files needed vary depending on your personalized system. Below are generalized instructions. You will have to apply these examples to your own environment.  We will start by assuming that you have already successfully installed the SSL certificate on one Apache web server. Step 1: Finding/converting your SSL certificate and key file on Apache: Referencing the httpd.conf or ssl.conf  file on the Apache system look for the location and directories of the three files necessary […]

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Palo Alto Networks – CSR Generation

To generate a Certificate Signing Request (CSR), a key pair must be created for the server. These two items are a public key and a private key pair and cannot be separated. When generating your CSR from your Palo Alto Network system your private key will be left on the system. To generate a CSR for your Palo Alto Network system perform the following. Step 1: Generating your CSR: Log into your Palo Alto Network system. Go to Device > Certificate Management > Certificates. On the bottom of the screen, click Generate. In the Generate Certificate window Specify the following: Certificate Type: Select Local. Certificate Name: Specify a friendly name for this certificate (save this name for later)  Example domain.com2018 […]

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